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Type: Boulder, 18 ft
FA: Jason Alleman
Page Views: 57 total · 9/month
Shared By: Colin Rickert on Sep 17, 2017
Admins: Dave Rone

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Great line on the backside of the Highball Boulder - start on some high crimps and work your way up a precarious and delicate face. The crux is super cryptic and the feet are horrible at first. I am not going to give away beta here in part because I had to work out the sequence over multiple visits.

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This problem is listed in the online guide as V4 which is a bit of a stretch as it is harder than any of the other V4's in the area imo. The current consensus (other than the guidebook) is V5/6. I would personally call it a stout V5+ or V6 (depending on the area). Also the top moves are not trivial as the guidebook suggests and involves a large dyno with your feet about 10 feet OTD so pad up and have attentive spotters as the landing is a bit sketch.


Backside of the highball boulder


Need at least three pads


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